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Research and Markets: The Internet of Things: Business Models & Opportunities (3Q 2014 Report)

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "The Internet of Things: Business Models & Opportunities (3Q 2014)" report to their offering.

There is significant interest among OEMs of connected home controls and appliances in how to monetize connectivity. OEMs study revenue opportunities from in-app advertising, sales or upgrades, lead generation, and commissions on complementary product sales.

This report examines new and reinvigorated business models for these markets as well as how OEMs and developers can take advantage of new revenue opportunities. It also provides business model details and case studies.

Key Topics Covered:

1.0 Introduction

  • Key Questions & Issues Addressed
  • Scope
  • Smart Home Players

2.0 Business Transformation Opportunities

  • Improved Business Management
  • Product Management Transformation
  • Product Development Opportunities
  • Logistics Improvements
  • Marketing Opportunities
  • Improvements in Sales Operations
  • Service Opportunities

3.0 Business Dynamics in the Smart Home Market

  • SWOT Analysis for Smart Home Service Providers
  • SWOT Analysis for Smart Product Manufacturers

4.0 Framework for Evaluating the Smart Home Market

  • Smart Home Service Providers Control the Ecosystem
  • Smart Home Service Providers with Incentives
  • Build-it-Yourself Systems
  • Build-it-Yourself Systems with Incentives
  • Movement within the Matrix

5.0 Revenue Streams for the Smart Home and IoT

  • Subsidizing Upfront Costs and Service Fees
  • Price Expansion
  • Whole Product Solutions
  • Data Exchange
  • Product Sales and Commissions
  • App Sales, Upgrades
  • Advertising
  • Lead Generation
  • Home Warranty and Performance Monitoring Services
  • Insurance Cost Avoidance and Mitigation
  • API Transaction Fees
  • Energy

6.0 Conclusion

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